• Advocacy. Education. Networking.

    The Black Business Association (BBA) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) corporation established in 1974 as the American Black Merchants Association.

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    Our impact in the community would not be as effective without the help of our Partners in Progress. We work together to for your success!

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    There’s no better time than now to become a member of the Black Business Association of Memphis! Your investment affords us the opportunity to provide services and resources to help advance your business! Your membership in the BBA will be as valuable as you desire.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BBA Lunch & Learn Series This Friday

Join us this Friday October 31st at 11:30am for the BBA Lunch & Learn series as we welcome Mr. Roland Cole with Duncan Williams. He will speak about "Taking Control" and creating generational wealth. You don't want to miss this. It takes place at the City of Memphis Renaissance Business Center located at 555 Beale Street. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP for this event, please call (901) 526-9300 or email Myron Mays HERE.

Minority Enterprise Development Week

These events will be held at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street, Memphis, TN. Seating is limited and registration is required. Call 901.526.9300 to R.S.V.P. by Friday, October 31st.





The Power of Social Media Marketing
November 3, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Last year, consumers spent $1.7 billion online for Cyber Monday alone! Isn't it time for your business to capture some of this market? With a little creativity, your business can profit from social media marketing too. This session will include valuable tips on using FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter and email marketing to promote your business.

Access to Capital and Credit Assistance
November 4, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Small business owners face a multitude of challenges, especially when it comes to obtaining loans in today's economy. During this discussion, participants will learn about business loan options from local alternative lenders and proven credit repair techniques. 

Friday, October 24, 2014

Member Spotlight: Top Notch Security Celebrates 15th Year Anniversary

BBA member and Top Notch Security owner Alfred Washington celebrated 15 years in business on Thursday October 23rd. We're always happy to see our member businesses doing exceedingly well and even happier to spread the news!

Monday, October 20, 2014

BBA Membership Drive

Being a member of BBA is now more valueable than its ever been before! We have added new perks & benefits that will be sure to increase your productivity & your bottom line. Click HERE to become a new member or to renew your membership TODAY!

Jobs & Opens are Now Available Here!

The BBA is committed to being a resource to our members and community. We have not only retooled our website to be a wealth of infor for our members, we now bring you info that helps to enrich and inform our community. We now have open bids available at our website as well as local job postings. Visit those pages weekly to get the latest information.